category: gender studies and sexuality

Sense and Sensibility at 200: A Look at the Novel, Austen, and Her Works (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts due: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
Kit.Kincade@indstate.edu

South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference

Anthology of Essays on Race and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Dwayne Betts and Laura McCullough
contact email: 
lmccullough@brookdalecc.edu

We invite submissions of abstracts of articles for an anthology on Race and Poetry. Abstracts should be submitted by Oct. 25, 2011.

Mimesis Now Conference April 5-7 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rochesster
contact email: 
mimesis@rochester.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Ian Bogost, Georgia Institute of Technology
Stephen Halliwell, University of St. Andrews
Vivian Sobchack, UCLA
Samuel Weber, Northwestern University

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric (themed volume); deadline proposals: 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Gender Studies Committee
contact email: 
Zmanp@aol.com ; l.plate@let.ru.nl

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric

The Pleasures of Romance, York UK (Deadline: 1 May, 2012; Conference 27-29 Sept 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance
http://iaspr.org/conferences/york-2012/

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

PCA/ACA Romance Area (Romance and TV; BDSM/Kink sub-areas) (Deadline: 15 Dec. 2011; Conference: 11-14 April, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Area, Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference
Boston, MA, 11-14 April, 2012
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: )

Mapping Queer Bioethics: Special Issue of the Journal of Homosexuality and Upcomcoming Conference [Due: October 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania and The Journal of Homosexuality
contact email: 
submissions@queerbioethics.org

MAPPING QUEER BIOETHICS: SPACE, PLACE, AND LOCALITY IN LGBTQ BIOETHICS

"Crisis in the Amazon" ACLA 2012 at Brown U. DEADLINE Nov 1

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

Now accepting submissions for seminar “Crisis in the Amazon” at the American Comparative Literature Association conference to be held at Brown University from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

Open Secrets: Women's Lives as Fare for Fiction (Feb 23-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
joannecordon@charter.net

You are invited to submit a proposal for a paper on "Open Secrets: Women's Lives as Fare for Fiction" to be presented at the SCSECS 2012 annual conference.

ACLA Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2012 Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 & 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

Anthology - Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Call for Papers

Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

PCA/ACA Conference Boston, MA April 2012 Appalachian Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Appalachian Studies
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14, 2012

Positioning Interdisciplinarity (9-10 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lorraine (Nancy, France)
contact email: 
david.ten-eyck@univ-nancy2.fr

Conference web site: http://idea-udl.org/positioning-interdisciplinarity/

Deadline for Proposals 25 November, 2011

CFP for ACLA 2012 Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

Call for papers for Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches", ACLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 @ Brown University, Providence, RI
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

Rapture erotica / dystopian literature for After NAFTA: Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Gisele Baxter, Brett Josef Grubisc, Tara Lee, eds.
contact email: 
brett.grubisic.ubc.ca

The editors of After NAFTA are seeking ONE additional submission for an essay collection to be published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press in 2012.

CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference at Duke University, January 20 & 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/marxism-and-new-media-conference
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture: Boston, April 11- 14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

Julie Tharp and Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb write in This Giving Birth: “Ever since a pregnant Demi Moore exploded the beauty myth by posing nude for a magazine cover and Madonna cast off her boy-toy i

Call for Papers Transgressive/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers Transgressive/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent (April 6-7, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Fedors and Katie L. Price / Department of English, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
poetry.communities@gmail.com

Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
April 6-7, 2012

ACLA 2012 “ Reproduction, Life, and Futurity in the Humanities”

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University, RI, March 29th to April 1, 2012
contact email: 
heather.latimer@manchester.ac.uk

Call for Papers: ACLA 2012 “ Reproduction, Life, and Futurity in the Humanities”

New Voices in Irish Criticism: "Legitimate Ireland"

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newvoices2012@qub.ac.uk

New Voices in Irish Criticism: "Legitimate Ireland"
19th – 21st April 2012
Institute of Irish Studies
Queen’s University, Belfast

ARCHAEOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE: tracing memories / imagining spaces

full name / name of organization: 
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

ARCHAEOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE: tracing memories / imagining spaces
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature, 36th annual conference
Dates: 28 May-3 June 2012.

Emergent Communities in Contemporary Experimental Writing May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Poetry and Politics Research Cluster, University of California, Santa Cruz
contact email: 
Please email Andrea Quaid, aquaid@ucsc.edu or Juliana Leslie, julianaleslie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

This conference is organized around experimental writing and its many, varying communities including performance art collaborations, small press publishing and editorial projects, virtual and digital

The Nonhuman Turn in 21st Century Studies - May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu; http://www4.uwm.edu/c21/pdfs/conferences/2012_nonhumanturn/NonhumanTurn_CFP.pdf

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Nonhuman Turn in 21st Century Studies
Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
May 4-5, 2012

Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Internet

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

The inaugural popular culture conference will be held at the College of St. Joseph, located in Rutland, Vermont, April 13th-14th, 2012.

Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Internet

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

The inaugural popular culture conference will be held at the College of St. Joseph, located in Rutland, Vermont, April 13th-14th, 2012.

Yale French Grad Student Conference - Ethics and Literature - February 17-18, 2012 (Abstracts due Nov 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Department of French Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
yalefrenchgradconference@gmail.com

The Yale Department of French welcomes submissions for our spring 2012 graduate student conference on the topic of "Ethics and Literature."

http://yale.edu/french/gradconference2012/cfp.html

[Reminder] Special Issue on Boys' Love Manga

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
contact email: 
editors@yaoiresearch.com

Please consider submitting an abstract for a special themed issue on boys' love manga to be published by the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. The CFP is below.

CFP: Children's/Yound Adult Literature and Culture - SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

20th Anniversary British Women Writers Conference (BWWC): June 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
bwwc2012@colorado.edu

In 2012, the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference (BWWC) will commemorate its 20th anniversary by focusing on the theme of “Landmarks.” 

The Brothel and the Factory: Staging Immigration and Women’s Labor; 3-4 Feb. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre Graduate Syndicate/The Ohio State University Dept. of Theatre
contact email: 
syndicate.osu@gmail.com

The OSU Dept of Theatre and its student graduate organization, The Theatre Graduate Syndicate, seek submissions for its fourth annual symposium. Deadline for Submissions: Dec. 16, 2011

Violence and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Jaclyn Simon (University of Southern California), Ricardo Wilson (University of Southern California)
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.ecu, rawilson@usc.edu
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